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The Correct Marine Carpet for Ski Boats, Fishing Boats, and Pontoon Boats


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Usually, a ski boat’s carpet wears out in specific areas long before a boat needs the entire carpet to be replaced. Sometimes all that is needed is a section of carpet to be replaced and saves time and money. If the difference between the replacement carpet and the existing carpet is such that it keeps you up at night, you may opt for replacing the entire carpet.

Often a boat’s carpet is glued to the floor (typically found in fishing boats, pontoons, wooden floor craft, and ski boats). Replacing this type of carpet requires new marine grade boat carpet that will also be glued down with special marine carpet adhesive.

New marine carpet can match most previously installed boat carpet designs, but you can change your boat’s look completely with a new style, design, or color. You can get creative and replace only the worn out areas with accent-colored sections. It’s a choice to consider and can help you.

You must choose marine grade carpet, not carpet from the flooring store down the street, no matter how persuasive the salesman! Premium 20 oz offers a Berber texture that adds a different style to your boat, while Classic 20 oz is a cut-pile design that is very plush. Classic 16 oz and 20 oz are the industry standards for most boat manufacturers, where Premium 20 oz is found in higher end boats where styling is more important. supplies a great number of quality options from the most basic to the ultra lavish for the choice feeling under foot and bodies. Because marine carpet is designed and manufactured for water use, it will get wet, sandy, and dirty. If used for fishing, marine grade carpet will clean up fish blood and bait odors and stains well, in addition to enduring the sun bleaching-out the color.

Using the boat carpet color guide narrow the options to simplify the selection process. Start the process of choosing new boat carpet and request a boat carpet sample . Place samples in your boat before you purchase to ensure that you are getting the best color and style you want (not only do computer monitors vary, so does the lighting and surroundings—even the different elements in your boat will affect how the color appears). Sort by color, style, weight, and texture by using the Web site at

Pontoon boats are designed to transport lots of people comfortably for long trips on the water. Pontoon boats are used for all sorts of pleasure from water sports to just touring the lake. Pontoon boat manufacturers have developed improved performance and enhanced interiors including many of the comforts of home.

A pontoon boat floor can have a luxurious feel under bare feet that home carpet provides, plus endurance for more concentrated wear typically the replacement carpet will have a subtle pattern. This helps to disguise traffic areas and staining.

Shop superior boat carpet selections and see how easy it is to keep your boat looking new and appealing.


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